View Full Version : Installing PIP packages, and using them from IDA on a 64-bit machine

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April 30th, 2013, 16:59
Recently, one of our customers came to us asking how he should proceed to be able to install python packages, using PIP, and use those from IDA.
The issue he was facing is that his system is a 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 VM.
Therefore using the Ubuntu-bundled PIP will just result in installing the desired package (let’s say ssdeep) for the system Python runtime, which is a 64-bit runtime and therefore not compatible with IDA.
The best (as in: cleanest) solution I have found is to:[...]